Re: Platonic materialism

Hara Ra (
Wed, 12 Feb 1997 22:27:09 -0800

Hal Finney wrote:

> This is a version of that scenario that I could accept. I don't remember
> if this is exactly how it was done in the book, but it was something
> like this. I am an upload, so it is pretty easy to copy myself.
> I make a copy which is intended to live for only a moment. The copy is
> distinguished from me in that it starts out in a world where there is
> a sign saying "you are the copy". It sees that for less than a second,
> then it is instantly terminated.

I keep wondering if an exact copy of myself implies that I am
a boson??

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